Christina Kwauk

Christina Kwauk
Fellow - Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education, Brookings Institution

Christina Kwauk is a fellow in the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution. Her research focuses on girls’ education in developing countries, gender equality in education, and 21st century skills and youth empowerment. Christina is a co-author (with Gene Sperling and Rebecca Winthrop) of What Works in Girls’ Education: Evidence for the World’s Best Investment and has published on girls' life skills education for transformative social change, as well as on the intersections between girls' education and climate change. Christina also manages the Echidna Global Scholars Program and serves as the chair of the Girls CHARGE initiative. Christina holds a PhD in Comparative and International Development Education from the University of Minnesota, a MA in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago, and a BS in Psychology from Sewanee: The University of the South.